A Fresh Candidate Experience is the Number One Priority


You never really understand a candidate until you consider things from their point of view, not until you climb into their skin and walk around in it. Nowadays with review sites like Glassdoor, it’s not just about the candidate selling themselves to you, but also you often must sell your vacancy to attract the best … Read more

Out with the Old and in with the New with Product Manager Richard


I was lucky enough to have a chat with Talegent’s Product Manager, Richard Thwaite to see what gifts he had to bring to us this time. Here’s what he had to say:  John: I heard you’ve just come back from HR Tech conference in Las Vegas. Any chance we can find out about anything that … Read more

Ipsative or Normative? Get the Best of Both Worlds!

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The old debate of which personality questionnaire to assess candidates with: Ipsative or Normative, is a fallacy! They key is to incorporate both as part of your selection assessments, while focusing on the validity and accuracy of norm groups instead. An ipsative questionnaire forces the candidate to make a choice, thus providing a sharper profile … Read more

4 Tips to Craft the Perfect Set of Video Interview Questions


Video Interviewing is fast becoming the new normal for post-assessment screening, but are you really taking advantage of its full potential? At Talegent, we’ve enhanced our video interview interface to become more user friendly and responsive than ever before! If you haven’t used video interviewing before, don’t be nervous about the change to modernize your … Read more

Video Screening is the New Normal


Video Interviewing is beginning to render phone interviewing obsolete. Although phone interviewing has long been helping recruiters cut the costs and time needed for in person interviewing, now video has trumped audio as the number one screening tool. While it is true you can get a sense of how well candidates speak and their professionalism … Read more

Talegent Announces a Major Data Boost


There are some scientists that say that all reality can be expressed mathematically. OK, that might be a little heavy, but we at Talegent are certainly big on data. That should come as no surprise given that we are psychometricians and providing quantitative measures of human abilities and personality is at the core of what … Read more

Welcome to my humble online psychometric testing for pre-employment screening and employee development blog

Testing testing 123… Welcome to my foray into the blogosphere, where I will be musing and opining on all things related to psychometric assessment for pre-employment screening and employee development. I myself am a serial entrepreneur in this space and now that my non-compete from my last company sale has expired, I have launched Talegent. … Read more